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Wednesday, Dec 6, 2017 at 03:21 AM PST

Bannon Blasts GOP Leaders in Contentious Alabama Senate Race

Bannon Blasts GOP Leaders in Contentious Alabama Senate Race

Populist firebrand Steve Bannon savaged national Republican leaders in a fiery call to rally voters behind embattled Senate candidate Roy Moore as the battle for the GOP's soul spilled into a dirt-floor barn...

Tuesday, Dec 5, 2017 at 05:46 PM PST

Trump Jerusalem Embassy Decision Expected Soon

Trump Jerusalem Embassy Decision Expected Soon

"I'm not going to get ahead of the president's remarks that he'll make tomorrow. He did speak with a number of leaders this morning and he's going to continue to have conversations with relevant stakeholde...

Tuesday, Dec 5, 2017 at 03:49 PM PST

Senate Confirms Nielsen to Head Homeland Security

Senate Confirms Nielsen to Head Homeland Security

The Senate on Tuesday confirmed Deputy White House chief of staff Kirstjen Nielsen as President Donald Trump's choice to lead the Department of Homeland Security. Senators approved Nielsen's nomination, 62-37...

Tuesday, Dec 5, 2017 at 03:28 PM PST

Kirstjen Nielsen Confirmed as Homeland Security Secretary

Kirstjen Nielsen Confirmed as Homeland Security Secretary

The Senate on Tuesday confirmed Deputy White House chief of staff Kirstjen Nielsen as Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security.

Tuesday, Dec 5, 2017 at 03:58 PM PST

Russian Lawyer Says Trump Jr. Asked for Clinton Info

Russian Lawyer Says Trump Jr. Asked for Clinton Info

Donald Trump Jr. asked a Russian lawyer at the June 2016 Trump Tower meeting whether she had evidence of illegal donations to the Clinton Foundation, the lawyer told the Senate Judiciary Committee in answers to...

Tuesday, Dec 5, 2017 at 09:54 AM PST

Trump Science Job Nominees Missing Advanced Science Degrees

Trump Science Job Nominees Missing Advanced Science Degrees

When it comes to filling jobs dealing with complex science, environment and health issues, the Trump administration is nominating people with fewer science academic credentials than their Obama predecessors. And...

Tuesday, Dec 5, 2017 at 07:41 AM PST

Mueller Details Millions in Cost of Early Months of Probe

Mueller Details Millions in Cost of Early Months of Probe

The special counsel investigation into possible coordination between President Donald Trump's campaign and Russia during the 2016 presidential election has cost more than $6.7 million so far, according to a...

Tuesday, Dec 5, 2017 at 06:12 AM PST

Q&A: Tax Bill Impacts on Health Law Coverage and Medicare

Q&A: Tax Bill Impacts on Health Law Coverage and Medicare

The tax overhaul Republicans are pushing toward final votes in Congress could undermine the Affordable Care Act's health insurance markets and add to the financial squeeze on Medicare over time. Lawmakers will...

Tuesday, Dec 5, 2017 at 12:18 PM PST

Conyers Resigns From Congress Amid Harassment Allegations

Conyers Resigns From Congress Amid Harassment Allegations

Besieged by allegations of sexual harassment, Democratic Rep. John Conyers resigned from Congress on Tuesday, bringing an abrupt end to the civil rights leader's nearly 53-year career on Capitol Hill. The...

Tuesday, Dec 5, 2017 at 03:36 AM PST

Border Arrests Plunge, Deportation Arrests Soar Under Trump

Border Arrests Plunge, Deportation Arrests Soar Under Trump

The federal government, in the most complete statistical snapshot of immigration enforcement under President Donald Trump, says Border Patrol arrests plunged to a 45-year low while arrests by deportation...

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